Estate planning and administration can often put individuals in positions where they are required to make difficult decisions. Michael is passionate about helping individuals work through their options by simplifying complex legal principles to ensure that the decisions they do make are well-informed ones.

Michael can also analyze all sides of a sensitive situation to identify effective options for advancing our clients’ interests.


Trusts Wills
Business succession Estate and Trust Administration (including Probate and non-Probate solutions)
Estate & Trust Accountings Powers of Attorney
Representation agreements

Michael works closely with our clients and their professional advisors to help implement effective plans for transfer of wealth, business succession, incapacity, disability or other needs.

There are a number of challenges that can arise through the estate administration process. Our clients find much-needed relief with Michael’s personable and knowledgeable approach to addressing these challenges. He is able to walk our clients through the probate process, take steps to address ambiguous wills and assist Executors and Trustees with their reporting obligations.

The most rewarding aspect of Michael’s legal practice is building relationships with our clients. Learning about their families and appreciating their backgrounds enriches his personal spirit, inspiring him in his quest to help our clients grow.

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Industry Involvement
  • Vancouver Bar Association
  • Canadian Association of Gift Planners
  • Law Society of British Columbia
Professional Certifications
  • Trust and Estate Practitioner (TEP), Society of Trust and Estate Practitioners
Education & Call to Bar
  • Call to Bar: British Columbia, 2012
  • National Committee on Accreditation
  • Juris Doctor, Bond University (Gold Coast, Australia), 2009
  • Bachelor of Arts (History), University of Victoria, 2005
External Publications & Presentations


Estate & Trust Litigation Presentations

  • Making A Will In BC: Town Hall Edition“, Make-A-Will Week 2021, People’s Law School, October 2021
  • “Making A Will In BC: Town Hall Edition”, Make-A-Will Week 2020, People’s Law School, October 2020